Beirut - ܒܝܪܘܬ
Beirut, Lebanon is mentioned in many Syr. Orth. texts in connection with the St. Jude monastery and church.1

Place Type: settlement


  • Coordinates :
    • Lat. 33.88694° Long. 35.51306°2

Brief Descriptions

  • 93. Beirut1


  • Attestation of name بَيْرُوْت in the Muʿjam al-buldān of Yāqūt al-Ḥamawī.

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  • 8 Yāqūt al-Ḥamawī, Muʿjam al-buldān (Beirut: Dār al-kutub al-ʿilmiyya, 1990), pp: I:623.Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.


  • ܒܝܪܘܬ
  • Beirut2, 5, 6, 7
  • ܒܰܝܪܘܬ3
  • بيروت4
  • بَيْرُوْت8
  • Berytos2

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How to Cite This Entry

Thomas A. Carlson et al., “Beirut — ܒܝܪܘܬ ” in The Syriac Gazetteer last modified June 30, 2014,


Thomas A. Carlson et al., “Beirut — ܒܝܪܘܬ .” In The Syriac Gazetteer, edited by Thomas A. Carlson and David A. Michelson., 2016-. Entry published June 30, 2014.

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